Kelly Yu was born in China and grew up in Vancouver, Canada. At the age of 4 she started playing piano, and when she was 9 she started playing the guitar. At age 17, she was invited onstage to play with Peter Frampton and his band and then later, with The Beach Boys. Kelly by now had been noticed by the CBC who singled her out as a very talented local guitar virtuoso.
Deeply involved in her career as a musician, singer and songwriter, Kelly released her debut Album "spirit" in November 2014. Since then, she has won many music awards including the CMA Awards and the China Top Hits Awards.